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Re: tape cartridge for Roland RE 201?

I used to own one these puppies and, as I recall, I cut my own tapes loops 
regular "dry" tapes.  They seemed to work OK.  I'd give it a try; tape is 
As Simon says, just splice it at an angle.  Try a short loop first.

>Note that the 1/4" (nearly) tape used for the 201 is the
>lubricated type. Normal "dry" tape will not work.

Dennis Leas

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Tremblay <ltct@concentric.net>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Date: Monday, April 24, 2000 2:02 AM
Subject: Re: tape cartridge for Roland RE 201?

>- Larry T
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Simon" <simon@dynamite.com.au>
>To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
>Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 1:38 AM
>Subject: Re: tape cartridge for Roland RE 201?
>> They havn't made tape echos for many years, but they still might stock 
>> tapes as spare parts, I'm not really sure though.
>> If not, couldn't you just use any tape that is the same width? Just 
>> the ends together into a loop.
>> The Roland tapes come in a little plastic 'cartridge', but the tape is
>> loaded into the machine and the plastic 'cartridge' isn't used after 
>> Simon
>> Canberra
>> >Maybe you should try vintage supply dealers Roland hasnt made tape 
>> >for many years
>> >Steven
>> >Good to see a fellow Australian
>> >> Have you asked your local Roland dealer, they should be able to order
>> >> from Roland for you.
>> >>
>> >> Simon
>> >> Canberra
>> >> >I am still looking for a tape cartridge for a Roland Space Echo RE
>> >> >I tried several sites but no luck.  Any one have a clue as to where 
>> >could
>> >> >get one to get this puppy up and looping.   Om and out  Papa Dave
>> >> >> >I need a tape cartridge for a Roland Space Echo RE201.  Do you 
>> >it?
>> >> >>Om and Out Papa Dave
>> >> >>sorry, cannot help
>> >> >>
>> >> >>Best Regards, Nicolas Keim